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Fly overnight from London to Maun, via Johannesburg. (N)Day 1: Fly to Maun, via Johannesburg
Fly overnight from London to Maun, via Johannesburg. (N)Day 2: Fly to Makgadikgadi National Park
Early afternoon arrival in Maun, followed by an onward scenic flight to the Makgadikgadi National Park for a 2-night stay at Leroo La Tau Lodge. (L, D)Day 3: Makgadikgadi National Park
A full day of included safari activities. These may include game drives and boat trips (when water conditions allow) to spot lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, zebras and wildebeest along the course of the Boteti river. (B, L, D)Day 4: Fly to the Okavango Delta
Take a light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta, where you will stay 2 nights at Camp Okavango, located on the remote Nxaragha Island, which offers superb year-round waterbased safari experiences. (B, L, D)Day 5: Okavango Delta
The magnificent Okavango Delta, one of Unesco’s newest world heritage sites, is the Earth’s largest inland delta and its labyrinth of lagoons, lakes and channels is home to a huge collection of varied wildlife. Travel by motorboat or mokoro (canoe) to track animals such as elephants, rhinos, giraffes, hippos and lions. Birdwatching, bush walks and fishing are also possible during your stay. (B, L, D)Day 6: Fly to Chobe National Park – Savute
Enjoy another scenic flight, this time to Chobe National Park, for a 2-night stay at the Savute Safari Lodge, which arguably offers Botswana’s best game viewing experiences. (B, L, D)Day 7: Chobe National Park – Savute
A day of land-based safari activities. The Savute region sees the second largest zebra migration in Africa: Between November and December, and again between February and April, huge numbers of the striped equids – along with their eager predators – can be found here. Wildlife sightings are strong year round however. It is also possible to visit the Gubatsa Hills, home to a number of ancient San rock paintings. (B, L, D)Day 8: Fly to Kasane • Chobe Game Lodge
Fly north to Kasane and transfer to the Chobe Game Lodge for a 2-night stay. Although technically still within the borders of Chobe National Park, the lodge’s location near the Chobe river means it offers a distinctly different experience to Savute. (B, L, D)Day 9: Chobe Game Lodge
With a fleet of almost silent electric powered 4×4 vehicles and boats, Chobe Game Lodge offers guests game viewing experiences without disturbing the wildlife. This often means closer encounters and more natural behaviour being observed. You are free to choose as many or as few activities today as you wish. (B, L, D)Days 10-11: Fly home via Johannesburg
Transfer to Kasane airport and fly to the UK, via Johannesburg. (B) (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Internal flights:
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This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
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Savute Safari Lodge peers out from ancient camelthorn trees on the shore of the channel. The lounge, library and cocktail bar are situated in the exquisite thatch and timber main building, where an upstairs viewing deck allows Savute's enchanting sunsets to mesmerise guests. A large fireplace downstairs is equally inviting on winter nights, while the delicious aroma of dinner and the prospect of candlelit dining beckons guests to the elegant dining-room. The lodge also boasts a swimming pool and shaded viewing deck. Twelve tastefully furnished twin-bedded luxury wood and thatch safari suites accommodating a maximum of 24 guests. The unique design of the suites with their spacious interior and large, glass sliding doors sets the lodge apart from typical safari accommodation. Private viewing decks and en-suite facilities combine luxury and comfort with a classic wilderness experience.
Leroo La Tau Lodge offers a raised hide above the Boteti river on the western border of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. The lodge has 12 thatched cliff top chalets, each with en suite bathrooms. There is a dining room, reading room and bar in the main lodge, plus expansive wooden decks and a plunge pool. Activities include guided day and night game drives.
Chobe Game Lodge is Botswana's most exclusive safari resort, situated in the remote and unspoilt northern extremity of the park, approximately 90km west of Victoria Falls. The architecture is Moorish; graceful high arches, barrel-vault ceilings and tiled floors create an atmosphere of spaciousness and tranquillity. All rooms are tastefully furnished and cooled by overhead punkah fans. There are four private suites, each with individual swimming pools and a garden patio. All rooms overlook the perennial Chobe river and adjacent Caprivi floodplain. Facilities within the lodge include a well-stocked curio shop, wildlife reference library, a stylish bar and lounge, as well as a boardwalk and deck for exceptional river wildlife viewing.Features: 47 rooms & suites, lounge, library, bar, deck & terrace, swimming pool, bar, complimentary laundry service.<br>Room amenities: Private bathrooms with bath & shower, safe, complimentary minibar, air conditioning, ceiling fans, safe, international plug sockets, tea & coffee station.
Tucked away on Nxaragha Island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, Camp Okavango's unashamed luxury blends with the Africa of old. The main building has a thatch with an expansive open air patio for al fresco meals and evenings around a blazing camp fire. Other facilities include a cocktail bar, lounge, hammocks, reading benches, and a sundeck and plunge pool for relaxation during the hot midday hours. The lodge accommodates only 22 guests in exquisitely furnished East African style safari tents on raised teak platforms, each with private en-suite facilities.
Low season from £5,055 per person
High season from £7,145 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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